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Re: SETS
catbird

    On 10/03/02, bluegrass educator aka/me, again wrote:
    > On 10/02/02, catbird wrote:
    >> Help, is anyone out there in cyber special ed KY using SETs?
    >> I heard from a few people but I need more voices please.
    >> My administration is telling us that teachers across the
    >> state are using STI and SETs and not experiencing
    >> difficulties. Are we just real stupid or what in my
    >> district?
    >> Help please
    >
    > We're voices crying in the wilderness, I fear. The day before
    > the 1st grading period ends, and still no operational STI at
    > my particular school. Other schools in this district are
    > having no problems. Grade entry will be done by the school
    > secretary on her workstation which somehow has no problem
    > with STI. If hers works, why can't the other 100 or so in the
    > building? SETS continues to take up space in all the sp.ed.
    > teachers' computers in THIS building. Other schools in our
    > district have no problems (so their administration reports-
    > but, you know how those reports can be misleading because
    > they don't have to deal with SETS)--maybe, you could post the
    > SETS question on other teacher net.com sites where you might
    > reach a larger audience since several states are using the
    > program. Just a thought. Happy upcoming weekend! I have Fall
    > Break next week and plan to curl into a fetal position and
    > remain in said position for five days. Thank-you so very much bluegrass! In our school we have
    servers that don't operate correctly attached to hubs that
    don't operate correctly. The hubs effect different parts of
    the bldg. From my wee brain this is the sequence, I think
    1. server to hub
    2.hub to wires/lines
    3.wires/lines to computers in diff. parts of a bldg
    The program STI SETs works in some places of our bldg and not
    others. Perhaps that information will help you out.
    My principal forwarded my email to her to our sp.ed
    director wherein I stated I would no longer do my IEPs on
    SETs. She neglected to include all the difficulty with the
    program, pages of documented computer problems, I mean
    literally daily problems with the program and I notify everyone
    I am suppose to. She failed to mention that 3 people "in the
    know" reccomend a new computer.
    I feel beaten up and demoralized. I almost hate special
    education now withSETs and so very very many regulations. Last
    week we received a 10 inch stack of information about the IEP
    process, etc. Do you ever feel overwhelmed to the point of
    despair?